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companies because the cultures are not set up right. zappos and best buy, they can get away with it. >> plus there hasn't been an idiot at zappos. we aren't going, remember when that one guy did one thing? >> culturally, they would be more forgiving. >> you are right. it is part about culture. part of their brand. >> we are human. >> exactly. so it seems the bottom line from what you are saying, that $50 billion valuation that goldman put on facebook -- >> 70 now. >> you have to pay more. 50 billion is a lot of money. from what you are saying it is a bit of a punt. nobody knows if they can monetize that sort of traffic. >> we shouldn't forget some of the revenue in facebook is virtual goods. as consumers do ecommerce in social networks we will watch this. >> i'm going to hire one of those young kids out of college and do the facebook thing the guru or the ninja. you don't suggest the young kid who calls himself the social ninja? >> that is dangerous. you should hire someone that is business driven. they may be young, old or middleaged but they need to be business driven. >> do you think ther
comes from being open and human. more and more we're seeing that. you look at a company like zappos and people connect with it because they feel there is a conversation that they can have and there is actually a human on the other side of the line. and the business taz are growing now are very personal. comedy, when it's done right, is very personal. >> and it's not only comedy. you know, the best comedy are true stories. as they said in that piece before, they have to start off with something that is actual. the funniest things are things that happen to you while you're at business, while you're at work. and if you can tell people those stories, it's fantastic. >> i ghaes they're buildiuess wg is funny people. but confidence really. >> they're doing two things. they're building culture within a company. and when you want to tract customers, you know, people love to have a great culture. that's the first thing. second of all, they're building employee loyalty which is really important. the employees love to go to work. that's one of the most important things. >> we have to wrap up.
and human. you look at a company like z zappos and people connect with it because they feel there's a conversation they can have and a human on on the other side of the line. and the businesses that are growing now are very personal. comedy when it's done right the very personal. >> it's not only comedy. the best comedy are true stories. as they said before, they have to start off with something that's actual. the funniest things are things that happen while you're at work and if you can tell those stories it's fantastic. >> i guess what they're building is funny people, but confidence really. >> confidence. two things. they're building a culture within the company. and when you want attract customers, people love to have a great culture. that's the first thing. second of all, they're building employee loyalty is really important. the employees love to go to work, and that's one of the most important things. >> we have to wrap up. one quick thing. can funny be learned? can you learn to be funny? >> i've seen people start out that were terrible, and they're still pretty horrible, b
'hare airport this month.some big names are buying into the ads including microsoft, zappos.com, geico and coke. they're placed above sinks in men's and women's bathrooms and feature both video and still images.the 40-inch mirrors display a full-screen image until someone approaches to wash their hands.then the image shrinks into the upper right corner, so the hand-washer can use the mirror. the ad agency working with mirrus says initial feedback is positive.and that consumers are remembering the brands. airports and professional sports venues have traditionally been a breeding ground for new ad space.other places advertisers are testing out include escalator hand rails, airplane tray tables and stadium seating.i'm stephanie elam in new york. coming up... a late night car crash... into a house of worship.what authorities √°thought√° they were responding to. ((megan live tease)) ((joel live tease))you're watching fox 45 morning news.. all local.. all morning. ((break 4)) [ announcer ] at h&r block, we find money others missed. if there's any way i can get a few extra dollars in my bank account--
was going to say, if you shop at zappos or whole foods, they were in the top 20. >> we should get our resumes together. >>> did you ever stay in a hotel you thought was a real dump on purpose? some visitors in madrid, spain, are. they're checking into this hotel made entirely of garbage collected on beaches. it was built to draw attention to how much trash ends up there. >> the hotel has only five rooms. staying there is free. buttresser vagss can be made only through an online lottery. anyone can stop by during the day, but only ten guests get to stay there each night. they're making a point about how much trash ends up on the beaches because there's a big tourism convention there in madrid. >> smelly little mess. [ bottle one ] oh, great. mr. clean magic eraser extra power. [ bottle two ] bro, will you relax? i'm pretty sure there's not much we can do about it. ugh. he's not even trying. he is actual magic. not impressed. [ gasps ] no! i didn't even know that could get dirty! can we even clean ather shoe? what do you mean? what is a shooee? he's cleaning things that we don't even kn
and bird, a fertility benefit of $25,000 and zappos, of course you need a life coach. if you're selling shoes online you need a life coach. she's a goals coach to discover a higher purpose and higher self. selling shoes and elevating. >> wow. listen to all these perks. i don't know anything about -- >> those are big perks. >> do you have summer friday? or whatever it's called? >> no, we don't. i think the people who aren't tv people, news, you never know, news can break at 3:00 p.m. we have to be here. >> that's true. >> other parts of the company get those. that's pretty cool. >> my perk is working with you. have a great weekend, steph. >> i'm down with working with you, too, kyra. >> all right. >>> here's a quick look at the headlines we're following. with the unemployment rate hovering between 9% and 10%, president obama is expect today's appoint jeffrey immelt to a an economic advisory council. >>> the raids hauled in more than 120 people from new jersey to italy. charges range from book-making to murder. >>> and long-time film critic roger ebert, he's showing off his new face. it's
like zappos did to shoes where they're able to undercut the price and deliver real value, worby parker is to eyeglasses. they don't have to maintain stores, so i can go all the way back to the plant where the designer glasses are made and take out the margins along the way, and that's what the internet is all about. disruptive business model. when i pass that along to consumers, you're really talking. of course there's the convenience of shopping from home. and the selection. when you go to an eyeglass store there are hundreds of glasses. online there are tens of thousands. >> limitless, really. there are certainly some cons to this, however. >> yeah, and i think that people say, i still want to try them on. we're going to show you some of the work-arounds for that. virtually trying them on. the other thing that probably the biggest is the adjusting them. when you're there and they fine-tune them. so we'll talk about measuring and how you get around that. and then i think the return policies. while they have great return policies, you still have to head to the post office. >> there is
, and wegman's food market, and google and netapp and zappos.com, and camden property trust and nugget market and recreational equipment, and dreamworks animation skg. when you tlflip through these, everybody is looking for a job or a job that treats you well, what some of the companies offer employees may have you thinking of switching jobs. lee gallagher joins me from new york. lee, you have been following this yearly, what are some of the neat perks that you have seen offered by some of to best companies this year? >> well, there are so many, ali. for this list, it is not enough to just have and on site gym and great 401 kx mat 1(k) matching everything from cisco, the networking company in california, you can get an oil change on campus, and sas has more perks than any other campus. they have a tailor and jeweler and car detailing and huge gym and swimming pool, and really, it is the beginning. it is interesting. all over the place. at zap ppos they have a life coh on site if you need direction -- >> and you wonder why in a place we have above 9% unemployment companies have to do this, but
these on zappos.com. what's great about them is the soles are extra flexible for walking or dancing. or hailing a cab or whatever you're doing. also, the open toe bootie is on trend. they're fantastic and they're $125. >> brittany, are those a size 10? >> no. >> unfortunately they're not. >> i tried. >> also looking at trendy shoes because we always want to be up and trendy. the open toe bootie. we have other options here. this is a really cute wedge. >> i love this. this is also from aerosols. it's called their plum tree wedge. of course we know leopard has been h-o-t hot. it continue to be into the spring. these are up to the moment. and they're only $80. not a bad thing. we brought back some pliners because i love them so very much. these are on sale, $195. beaded, hidden platform. still again you've got the cushioning, a mattress for your feet. >> i love it. and we have our model with one last pair. >> laura. >> lawyer are looks fantastic here. >> ah. >> these are banana republic. >> really? >> you can wear them for a great night out for a cocktail. and they actually do have the patented te
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